Australian Native Plants

  Astroloma foliosum


Astroloma foliosum photo
Astroloma foliosum]], Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Astroloma foliosum in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Description
Astroloma foliosum is an erect, conifer-like shrub with tubular green-tipped red flowers in winter and early spring.May–Sep.

Height
0.2m –1.3m

Habitat
Gravelly lateritic soils, loam over granite.

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Ericales
Family:Epacridaceae
Genus:Astroloma
Species:foliosum